In recent years, physicians and patients have paid increasing attention to lifestyle changes and screening tests with the goal of disease prevention and wellness.
Those who are living with cancer and other chronic illnesses may find a way to alleviate that tired feeling by learning about the ancient Japanese art of Jin Shin Jyutsu, said Liz Paugoulatos, practitioner of the art.
Catholic students from the Dodge City Diocese learned about the importance of forming healthy habits and spoke about their knowledge at the annual Civic Oration Contest held Saturday in Great Bend.
Editors note: Below is the speech prepared by Josh Hoisington, winner of the Modern Woodmen of America Civic Oration Contest for the Diocese of Dodge City.
The simple exercises that will be demonstrated at the next Parkinson's Support Group meeting could help with everything from walking to reaching for an item on a shelf.
As cold winter months give way to prime bicycling weather, USA Cycling anticipates more than 70,000 Americans will take to roadways and pathways by bike this year. In fact, the number of cyclists has increased by 67 percent over the last decade.
CHICAGO (AP) - Leaders of many U.S. academic medical centers sit on the boards of some of the world's biggest drug companies, which a study suggests raises the potential for worrisome conflicts of interest.
Leaving aside anything made with powdered eggs (which don't really count as eggs at all in my book), I've never met an egg dish I didn't like. But at the tippy top of my list of favorites is the edible magic trick known as the souffled omelet.
Diana Hayward has lost nearly 50 pounds on her journey toward a healthier life. Although she has far to go, the Great Bend woman said she's already noticing she has more stamina and is breathing better as a result of her weight loss.
One man lost over 70 pounds during the eight-week Battle of the Bulge 2014, conducted by Club One Fitness.
Ana Refinetti, M.D., knows that many people are aware that a screening for colon cancer is important.
Easy to digest and with a high level of precious proteins, fish is considered an important part of a healthy diet. With omega-3 fatty acids, fish has an added bonus.
Gloria Siefkes, R.N., has been involved in Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy for only a short time but already is impressed.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI), followed by automobile accidents, being struck in the head and assaults. Furthermore, falls cause half of the TBIs among children aged 0 to 14 years and cause more than 60 percent of all TBIs among adults aged 65 years and older.
Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease – a devastating and irreversible brain disease that slowly destroys an individual's cognitive functioning, including memory and thought. Alzheimer's currently affects more than 5.2 million people in the United States and more than 35.6 million worldwide. As the population ages, the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's after age 65 will double every five years, while the number of individuals 85 years and older with this disease will triple by 2050.
The 10 factors of resilience will be the topic for the next interactive televideo (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
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